“Where every Jew is family!” is exactly the kind of slogan one would expect to find in Munster, a bedroom community 30 miles southeast of downtown Chicago, just across the Indiana border. With a population of about 23,000, less than 10 percent of which is Jewish, Munster offers what residents call the best of both worlds: a lower cost of living and the slower pace of small-town life with convenient proximity to the Windy City and its wide array of offerings.
Daily Archives: April 26, 2017
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present this photo of teachers and their students parading down Kingston Ave. on Lag Ba’omer, 1976. Can you identify anyone in the photo? which stores in the background are still around today?
In less than two weeks, JLI affiliates around the world will launch Survival of a Nation, a new six-week course that investigates the momentous—indeed historic—implications of the events that led up to the Six Day War, the war itself, and its aftermath.
Breaking their silence for the first time since teachers in the primary division of Bais Rivkah in Crown Heights have gone on strike, the school’s board claims their legal authority was challenged, and have therefore stopped their activities.
The South Florida Jewish Academy, founded by Shluchim Rabbi Yossi and Baila Gansburg, teamed up with filmmaker Meir Kalmenson to give a perspective student a tour of the state-of-the-art institution.
With plans for two new homeless shelters in Crown Heights, Jewish residents struggle to balance the injunction to care for the poor with fear of increased crime, reports the Jewish Week.
A water main break is causing “significant’ traffic issues entering and leaving John F. Kennedy Airport Wednesday morning.
As your friends worry about their children’s teachers, after school clubs and social activities, parents of children with special needs have worries that extend way beyond these concerns. Constantly changing insurance policies, planning for the future, bills piling up for specialized toys and therapies; the list is endless.
A car crashed into Chabad Lubavitch of Lehigh Valley in Allentown, PA, yesterday evening, slightly damaging the building.
Arutz Sheva reporters captured video of a Jewish teen putting on Tefilin for the first time in his life during the annual March of the Living in Auschwitz, spurring an impromptu Bar Mitzvah celebration.
Members of the Lubavitch community in Montreal gathered together last night on 28 Nissan, 26 years after the Rebbe gave over to his Chassidim the task of “doing all you can to bring Moshiach.”
Marine Le Pen, the National Socialist candidate in the French presidential elections, said she would ban halal slaughter of animals if she is elected, along with any other method of ritual slaughter without stunning.